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THAGS Weekly News Update

THAGS Board Meeting: Monday, April 2, 2018 at 1 PM, at the home of Karen Acker. Any member of the society is welcome to attend.

THAGS Monthly Meeting: Monday, April 9. 2018 at 7 PM, at R.B. Tullis Branch Library, 21569 US 59, New Caney, TX. (Exit the freeway onto the feeder at FM 1314. Continue north. The Library is located on the US 59 Feeder Road)

SPEAKER: Randy Whited PRESENTATION: Federal Land Records: History and Stategies for Research

We will also be announcing board nominations for next year at this meeting.

THAGS Summer Social, Monday, July 9, Spring Creek BBQ...Save the Date.

THAGS Fall Trip to Salt Lake City Family History Library, October 17-24. If you are interested in going on this trip, contact Patsy McLaughlin,, 832-439-8045.

More information to come later.

Family History Conferences: Do you enjoy attending conferences, but wish you had someone to go with? Make an effort to join up with other THAGS members who are interested. We will post upcoming Conferences here. If you want us to ask if anyone is interested in attending with you, please feel free to let us know.

Texas State Genealogical Society Family History Conference, “Journey Through Generations” November 2-4, 2018/ at the Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade

Rootstech 2019: February 27-March 2, 2019, SLC, UT

INVITATION: The Seth Hurin Bates Chapter, of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, is pleased to invite you to the Veteran Medallion Memorial Ceremony in memory of early Humble pioneer, Joseph Dunman, Veteran of the Republic of Texas, Alamo Courier. Our planning committee has been working hard on this project and it is very exciting to see it coming to fruition!! The plaque, which will be mounted on a pole after the dedication, has been ordered and is fairly large (18” x 24”).

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: Humble Cemetery, Humble, TX

Located at the NE corner of S. Houston Ave. and Isaaks Road

You are also invited to a reception immediately following at the Humble Senior Center, 1401 S. Houston Ave, Humble, TX

RSVP: by April 24. When you RSVP to the email address, please include your full name and the name of your organization/title. We will have name tags ready.

Ceremony seating is limited; you may wish to bring your own folding law chair.)

We have invited the Mayor of Humble, the Humble City Council and other employees, Pct. 4 commissioner, and a number of heads of local genealogy and historical societies. There will be a color guard, hopefully with a musket volley, and Dr. Robert Meaux will be providing a biography of Joseph Dunman. Also, our two local newspapers are covering the story. We have invited as many of the descendants as we could locate and even have someone coming in from Georgia!

Marsha Richards

Treasurer, Seth Hurin Bates Chapter, DRT

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